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therm

(therm),
A unit of heat used indiscriminately for: 1) a small calorie, 2) a large calorie, 3) 1000 large calories, 4) 100,000 British thermal units.
[G. thermē, heat]
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therm

(therm) [Gr. therme, heat]
Any of a several units of heat.
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For the six-month period starting May 1, Unitil said the average monthly bill for a customer using 50 therms per month would be $99.50, up $12.86, or 14.8 percent compared to the same period a year earlier.
If approved by state regulators, the monthly bill for Fitchburg Gas customers using 41 therms of gas would be $72.59 for the six month period starting May 1, the utility said.
Under the proposal, if a SC12 priority C customer who pays 39 cents per therm consumes 100,000 therms of gas per month and has a curtailment consumption of 1,000 therms, the penalty would be $6,500 for using less than n percent of the average daily quantity and $9,750 for using more than n percent, based on a firm gas cost of 25 cents per therm.